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Lucky Cruz

Magnolia , TX
Age: 14 - 15
Gender: Boys
Region: South Central
The Path to the National Finals
  1. Local Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Cypress, TX 77433
    Jun 10, 2021
  2. Sub-Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Humble, TX 77396
    Jul 15, 2021
  3. Regional Qualifier
    Event Completed
    Roland, AR 72135
    Oct 2, 2021
NAME AND LOCATION OF SCHOOL:
Homeschooled
GRADE IN SCHOOL:
10th
HOME GOLF COURSE AND LOCATION:
Woodforest GC and High Meadow Ranch (Magnolia, TX)
PLAY GOLF RIGHT OR LEFT HANDED:
Right
AGE STARTED PLAYING GOLF:
5
LOWEST SCORE SHOT (9 AND/OR 18 HOLES):
9 holes: 32, lowest round: 62, lowest tournament round: 66
HANDICAP INDEX:
.05
HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN GOLF?
The Tiger Woods videogames
WHO INTRODUCED YOU TO GOLF?
My dad
WHO DO YOU NORMALLY PLAY GOLF WITH?
My Dad, Clyde Drexler (Basketball Hall of Famer), college players and my caddie Jayk Altic
WHO IS YOUR GOLF INSTRUCTOR?
Tom Marty (Woodforest GC)
WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT PLAYING GOLF?
The 2nd shot in.
WHAT PART OF GOLF DO YOU LIKE TO PRACTICE THE MOST?
Irons
WHAT’S THE MOST DIFFICULT THING ABOUT GOLF?
Mental
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CLUB?
9 iron
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE GOLF COURSE IN THE WORLD?
Lochinvar Golf Club
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT IN GOLF SO FAR?
Qualifying for all televised golf events, Faldo, Notah and DCP.
HAVE YOU EVER PARTICIPATED IN A USGA OR PGA OF AMERICA EVENT? IF SO, WHICH ONE(S), WHEN, AND HOW DID YOU DO?
Houston Open Qualifier and PGA Pro & Jr Am
DO YOU PARTICIPATE IN FIRST TEE?
Jr. mentor/coach and volunteer
LOCAL QUALIFYING SITE / RESULTS / MEMORABLE MOMENTS:
Blackhorse: Won putting and finished first overall.
SUBREGIONAL QUALIFYING SITE / RESULTS / MEMORABLE MOMENTS:
Golf Club of Houston: won putting, chipping and overall.
REGIONAL QUALIFYING SITE / RESULTS / MEMORABLE MOMENTS:
Alotian Club in Arkansas: Won Drive, Chipping and overall.
HAVE YOU TRIED TO QUALIFIY FOR DRIVE, CHIP AND PUTT IN THE PAST? IF SO, PLEASE LIST EACH OF THE YEARS AND PREVIOUS RESULTS:
Twice before, I don't remember the results
LIST FROM STRONGEST TO WEAKEST – DRIVING, CHIPPING, PUTTING:
Chipping, Putting and Driving are all good.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MASTERS MEMORY? U.S. OPEN OR U.S. WOMEN’S OPEN MEMORY? PGA CHAMPIONSHIP OR WOMEN’S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP MEMORY?
I watched Kupcho and Fassi go head-to-head in the Augusta National Women's Amateur and I thought that was amazing; some of the best golf ever played.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY WATCHING GOLF ON TV?
Bryson driving the ball.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Rory McIlroy, he has the best swing on tour.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE FEMALE GOLFER, AND WHY?
Lydia Ko, she is the best.
WHO IS THE COOLEST PLAYER IN GOLF, AND WHY?
Tiger, he walks with greatness.
HAVE YOUR EVER PLAYED WITH SOMEONE FAMOUS? IF SO, WHO? PLEASE DESCRIBE THE CIRCUMSTANCES:
Clyde Drexler, Reggie Barclay, Gary Carter and plenty others from trying to raise money for my nonprofit LuckySwing.org and other nonprofits such as HeartSupport.
IF YOU COULD CHOOSE TO PLAY GOLF WITH A DREAM FOURSOME, WHO WOULD THE OTHER THREE PEOPLE BE?
Rory McIlroy, Tiger and Seve Ballesteros
DO YOU HAVE ANY SUPERSTITIONS AS IT RELATES TO GOLF? IF SO, PLEASE DESCRIBE:
Christ is always with me. God's Grace lives in moments of greatness.
WHAT FOOD WOULD YOU SERVE AT YOUR CHAMPIONS DINNER AT AUGUSTA NATIONAL?:
Lobster and crab legs
FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT:
Math/Chemistry
FAVORITE SCHOOL TEACHER:
My dad.
FAVORITE SPORT (OTHER THAN GOLF):
Baseball
FAVORITE MOVIE:
"The Man Who Knew Too Little" starring Bill Murray
FAVORITE SINGER / MUSIC GROUP:
Dax
FAVORITE TV SHOW:
The Office
FAVORITE APP:
Instagram
FAVORITE EMOJI:
Flex
DESCRIBE ANY OBSTACLES YOU’VE OVERCOME IN YOUR LIFE:
How people treat you the golf course on competitive stage; not many people can relate.
HERO / ROLE MODEL(S):
Ben Hogan/ My dad
WHAT’S THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’VE EVER RECEIVED?
Be yourself
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOUR GROW UP?
PGA Tour player best in the world, #1 ranking.
DESCRIBE YOURSELF:
Swing like Tiger, work ethic like Hogan, integrity like Jones, love my Creator, my family and I love being in the moment. I am genuine.
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